The American Mind Podcast: The Roundtable Episode #115
The American Mind’s ‘Editorial Roundtable’ podcast is a weekly conversation with Ryan Williams, James Poulos, Seth Barron, and Spencer Klavan devoted to uncovering the ideas and principles that drive American political life. Stream here or download from your favorite podcast host.
Technocracy in America | The Roundtable Ep. 115
Wouldn’t it be great if a nameless technocrat could force you to starve inside your home because they support the current thing and you don’t? Oh, and they can both monitor and preach at you with drones. It’s happening in Shanghai right now over COVID and a developing online hivemind is drooling at the prospect for the West. But is a hive inevitable? Meanwhile, a horrendous shooting in New York has grim implications for the public’s collective psyche, and Elon Musk is seemingly gearing up to buy a controlling share of Twitter. Is it too late to make a difference? Our editors discuss.